Feb 6 Interest Group Session Registration Now Open

The next round of the Peace, Justice and Environment Interest Group sessions has been scheduled for Saturday, February 6th from 3:30-5:00 PM. Four different topics are available to choose from, as noted below.

Topics for Feb 6, 2021 Sessions

1) Quaker Values in Business
How Quaker business owners integrate their faith into their work growing and maintaining business.
Discussion Leader: Susan Loucks, Pittsburgh MM

2) Bridging Divisions
The division in our country runs deep. How can we bridge the divide, and help move our country (and the world) towards peace?
Discussion Leader: Karen Tibbals, Rahway-Plainfield MM

3) Decolonizing & Angelic Troublemakers
Quakers seeking to learn and act upon the truth of Quaker history with Indigenous Peoples.
Dicussion Leader: Beverly Ward, Tampa MM & attender at Deland WG

4) Abolition as a Quaker practice
In this breakout session we will talk about prison abolition, how it connects to the Quaker Peace Testimony, and how to work towards abolition in our Meetings and lives.
Discussion Leaders: Megan Mueller Johnson & Megan Wilson, Ann Arbor MM

LEYM on Social Media

Friends Journal Student Voices 2021 project honors middle and high school youth https://www.friendsjournal.org/studentvoices2021/

Saturday’s PJ&E Interest Group discussions all set. “Sexism is so Yesterday - or is it? Becoming anti-sexist” is among the great topics on tap. Details and access at https://leym.org/pje-interest-group/

Would you like to learn about "Radical Spirituality: the Early History of the Quakers"? There's a free Futurelearn course starting this week that could be perfect for you: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/quakers

AFSC’s 2021 Report to Yearly Meetings reminds us “Hope is a Discipline” https://www.afsc.org/blogs/acting-in-faith/hope-discipline

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Related Organizations

  • American Friends Service Committee - afsc.org
  • Friends Committee on National Legislation - fcnl.org
  • Friends General Conference - fgcquaker.org
  • Friends World Committee for Consultation: Section of the Americas - fwccamericas.org
  • Right Sharing of World Resources - rswr.org